LSE defines new green bond class, consults on transition bonds

The London Stock Exchange has created a new class of sustainability-themed debt security, through looking at the totality of an issuer’s revenue, and is consulting on creating a segment for transition bonds. It has also designed a label for green equity issuers.

  • By Jasper Cox
  • 14 Oct 2019
The exchange’s new Green Economy Mark is for shares of listed companies where at least half their revenues are deemed to come from “environmental solutions”. It uses a data model from FTSE Russell, part of the same group, on green revenues. The LSE said that the mark incorporates ...

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Global Green Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
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1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13.40 57 7.42%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 10.17 61 5.63%
3 BNP Paribas 9.85 60 5.45%
4 HSBC 9.65 70 5.34%
5 JPMorgan 8.27 54 4.58%